Meekers-Much

Meekers-Much

De schreeuw (Edvard Munch) Mark Meekers moeder aarde scheurt haar schoot. heuvels zinken weg in fjorden. de zon gaat als een dolkstoot onder. de kleuren klem, krijsende apen. alles lijdt gezichtsverlies. elke gedachte de bodem ingeslagen. vingers scheuren de oren af om de wanhoopskreet van stenen niet te horen. het hoofd uit angst gesneden, hoekig…

Meckel-Rembrandt

Meckel-Rembrandt

Rembrandt van Rijn ‘Zelfportret op jeugdige leeftijd’ Rembrandt, zelfportretten Christoph Meckel ‘Ik wilde slechts toeschouwer zijn in deze droom, zien wat er vanuit de afgrond omhoog gekropen komt onherkenbaar gezicht, naakt eenzaam rusteloos, de schaduwen van Leviaten verscheurd in de muil – O ik wilde buiten de droom staan en ben er toch in ondergegaan,…

Mecano-Mesman

Mecano-Mesman

André Mesman ‘The Mutant Jasz II’ (1982) olieverf op linnen March of the iron workers   Mecano 1982 Armed… unknown … uneducatedthe ferine force of children’s hordemove marvels into practice.A tendency tuned turmoil,a clandestine hierarchy; the vulnerable details of their infancy give way… re-modeled structure. Our secrets fall for victory through grace,your factories are great!…

Mclean-Gogh

Mclean-Gogh

Vincent van Gogh ‘Sterrennacht‘ Starry starry night Don Mclean Paint your palet blue and greylook out on a summer’s daywith eyes that know the darkness in my soul Shadows on the hills Sketch the trees and the daffodilescatch the breeze and the winter chillsin colours on the snowy linen land Now I understandwhat you tried…

Mcduffie-Vinci

Mcduffie-Vinci

Chiaroscuro Dawn McDuffie I move closer, right up to the velvet ropebut the painted lady refuses to admitanything deeper than the layers of gauzy paint.Like a beggar, like any crazy person,her story, mine, mostly a fantasy – it’s fantasyI walk into when I scale those rocky paths,pass rivers and pools of green water, ask whythis…

Mckinnon-Gormley

Mckinnon-Gormley

  Antony Gormley ‘6 Times’ Antony Gormley in the Water of Leith  Nick McKinnonFàilte gu Alba: one had found himselfsunk to his metal chuckies in a pool,his bawbag scrumpled up like microwavedcling film; one enjoyed a willow-shadedstanding threesome, leaving his rusty stainssmeared on the tie-side skimpies of two girlsfrom Pilrig Heights; and one had drunk…

John Everett Millais Ophelia

Mcgough-Millais

John Everett Millais ‘The boyhood of raleigh’ The Boyhood of Raleigh Roger McGough Entranced, he listens to salty talesOf derring-do and giant whales, Uncharted seas and Spanish gold,Tempests raging, pirates bold. And his friend? ‘God I’m bored.As for Jolly Jack, I don’t believe a word. What a way to spend the afternoons,The stink of fish,…

Mccully-Vinci

Mccully-Vinci

The Nature of the Question Betsy McCully You want to know why Mona Lisa smilesso you scan her image with electrons, strip away surfaces to get to moresurfaces – what you can see. But her smile teases as it plays at the edges of whatyou can see. You divide her body intofive million tiles, measure…

Joseph Wright of Derby Cave at Evening

Mayer-Wright

Joseph Wright of Derby  Sir Brooke Boothby  1781 Sir Brooke Boothby Gerda Mayer Sir Brooke, reclining by a brook,How punningly your lines flowBeside your  namesake. Time has changedThe leaves to autumn overhead. You clasp Rousseau. And all your nature’s heraldryIs here set out. It is your look –Voluptuous, thoughtful, quizzical,Has puzzled me for many years,Beloved…

Masser-Gogh

Masser-Gogh

Vincent van Gogh ‘Raam in het atelier’ Bij ‘Raam van Van Gogh’s atelier’ St. Paul’s Hospital – Saint Remy-de-Provence, 1889. X-tine Mässer Twee flessen op de vensterbank.Ze zijn. Meer niet.Ze weten nietvan het geschreeuw tussen mijn oren.Hoe enkel nog mijn ogenvan het staren tussen vale muren,tasten naar de spatten groenachter het raam. Twee flessen staan…